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How Does Solar PV Work?

Mon, 2011-05-30 16:41

Everblue Solar EducationA little about Solar PV

Energy Efficiency Discussed During Memorial Day

Fri, 2011-05-27 17:32

everblue plaqueAs I navigated my way into the Everblue office this morning, I saw our newest plaque which was recently sent from Bagram Airbase, Afghanistan. This plaque, dedicated to Everblue Training Institute, contains the flag that flew over Bagram Airbase on the 1st of April, 2011. It says:

Memorial Day Message

Fri, 2011-05-27 10:30

memorial day discountMemorial Day—one of our nation’s most revered holidays— is an opportunity to reflect upon the principles that have made our nation great. We pause to remember the true cost of freedom and to honor those who have made sacrifices to protect it.

Bipartisan Legislation on Energy Efficiency

Thu, 2011-05-19 11:43

Here at Everblue we are excited to keep you updated on legislation related to energy efficiency and our nation's energy security policy. Please read the recent news below regarding a bipartisan bill recently introduced in the US Senate that encourages job growth and keeping the U.S. green economy competitive. The Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 was introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio).

The residential energy efficiency provisions of the proposed legislation includes:

Say Hi to our new Solar PV Expert

Thu, 2011-05-19 10:58

Everblue Training Institute is pleased to welcome Jeremiah Jancik as a solar instructor for the Philadelphia area. Jancik has experience in many areas in the solar energy field, including installation, design, and teaching.

Everblue Training Institute is excited to announce the recent hire of Jeremiah Jancik, who joins the company as a solar instructor for the Philadelphia, PA area. Jancik’s experience in solar photovoltaic design, installation, and teaching make him a valuable addition to Everblue’s staff.

Solar is Shining With Bright New Instructors

Wed, 2011-05-11 14:31

Everblue Energy is excited to announce the recent hire of Charles Picard, who joins the company as a solar instructor for the Providence, RI area. Within this position, Picard will teach intensive 40-hour courses about solar installation, including topics such as technical details and federal and state laws governing the industry.

LEED CMP Deadline For LEED APs

Tue, 2011-05-10 13:17

This summer is the deadline for all LEED APs to enroll in and complete their LEED Credential Maintenance. While thousands of LEED APs have already chosen their LEED AP specialty, many thousands have not. In fact, I’m one of them.

Commercial Energy Audit – Large Building Blower Door Testing

Thu, 2011-05-05 09:09

I was able to participate in the Large Building Infiltration Presentation at ACI, which conducted a Commercial Building Energy Audit on a 25,000-square-foot commercial building. I participated on a technician level with my friends at Energy Conservatory. I was allowed me to be a "fly on the wall," and it was fascinating to see five Minneapolis Blower Doors in operation. This commercial energy audit was done to the Army Corp of Engineers Standard, which is the best available benchmark for performing a large building energy audit.

6 Months BPI Experience in 6 Days! Really?

Tue, 2011-05-03 14:12

At ACI, I saw a booth advertising BPI Training, “6 months experience in 6 days.” Really. That’s impressive! I don’t buy it, though. (I should have taken a picture).

LEED Project Experience Program Kicks Off

Mon, 2011-05-02 15:02

Students met for the first time this week to kick off Everblue’s LEED Project Experience Internship Program to learn about the LEED project process. As the program coordinator, I find this exciting because so few people really know how LEED Online works and what LEED project documentation is all about. It’s remarkable in some ways how easy it is and yet how challenging the LEED Online system can be.

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